Saturday, December 26, 2015

The Holy Spirit in our hearts confirm who we are.

"Dear friends, if we don’t feel guilty, we can come to God with bold confidence.  And we will receive from him whatever we ask because we obey him and do the things that please him.   

And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us.

Those who obey God’s commandments remain in fellowship with him, and he with them. And we know he lives in us because the Spirit he gave us lives in us."   (1John 3:21-24 NLT)

Friday, December 25, 2015

Into Your hands I commend my spirit.

 “When you are arrested, don’t worry about what to say at your trial, for you will be given the right words at the right time.  For it won’t be you doing the talking — it will be the Spirit of your heavenly Father speaking through you!"  (Matthew 10: 19-20 TLB)

"Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed amazing miracles and signs among the people.  But one day some men from the Synagogue of Freed Slaves, as it was called, started to debate with him.  None of them could stand against the wisdom and the Spirit with which Stephen spoke."   (Acts 6:8-10 NLT)

"As they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”  (Acts 7: 59 NABRE)

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Today is born our Savior, Christ Jesus our Lord.

"God was incomprehensible, unapproachable, invisible, and hard to imagine.  He became man, came close to us in a manger, so that we could see and understand him."
(St.  Bernard of Clairvaux)

"Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people."
(Luke 2:10 AMP)

Glory to God in the highest and Merry Christmas 🎄 to you, family.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

I will give you rest from all your enemies.

O Radiant Dawn, splendor of eternal, sun of justice:  come and shine on those who dwell in the darkness and in the shadow of death.

"The LORD said, “I have made a covenant with David, my chosen servant. I have sworn this oath to him:   ‘I will establish your descendants as kings forever; they will sit on your throne from now until eternity."

"My faithfulness and unfailing love will be with him, and by my authority he will grow in power.

"And he will call out to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation."
(Psalm 89: 3-4, 24, 26 NLT)

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

I stand at the door and knock.

O King of all nations and keystone of the Church: come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!

"He will sit like a refiner of silver, burning away the dross. He will purify the Levites, refining them like gold and silver, so that they may once again offer acceptable sacrifices to the LORD."
(Malachi 3:3 NLT)

"Make known to me your ways, Lord; teach me your paths.
Guide me by your fidelity and teach me, for you are God my savior, for you I wait all the day long."  (Psalm 25: 4-5 NABRE)

Monday, December 21, 2015

My heart exults in the Lord, my Savior.

O King of all nations and keystone of the Church; come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!

“Sir, do you remember me?” Hannah asked. “I am the woman who stood here several years ago praying to the LORD.  I asked the LORD to give me this boy, and he has granted my request."   (1 Samuel 1:26-27 NLT)

"She who had no children has become the mother of seven; and she who had a family is wasted with sorrow."   (1 Samuel 2:5 BBE)

Sunday, December 20, 2015

O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law ; come to save us, Lord our God.

"The Lord and Ruler will be coming soon, and His name will be called Emmanuel, because He will be God-with-us."  (Cf Isaiah 7:14; 8:10 RM)

"Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”  (Luke 1:45 NIV)